Stigmella maoriella Walker, 1864:1008



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Tinea maoriella Walker, 1864:1008 (original combination)


Conservation Status

Last record: November 1853 or before (source)



Auckland, New Zealand


Biology & Ecology




Only three specimens are known, all males: one lectotype and two paralectotypes (Donner & Wilkinson, 1989:29).






Original scientific description:

Walker, F. (1864). List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum XXX: Tineites. Pp. 837-1096.


Other references:

Donner, Hans and Wilkinson, Christopher. (1989). Nepticulidae (Insecta: Lepidoptera). Fauna of New Zealand [no.] 16. 92 pp.


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